The School of Nursing is committed to providing quality education to diverse students in pursuit of excellence in nursing practice, leadership, and scholarship. A student-centered approach and a focus on evidence-based and culturally competent care are the foundation for theoretical and clinical learning experiences. Interprofessional, local, and global partnerships influence our commitment to health and well-being for all people.
Our nation currently has the opportunity to transform its healthcare system. Nurses can and should play a fundamental role in a transformation that provides seamless, affordable, accessible, quality care. With more than 3 million members, the nursing profession is the largest segment of the nation’s healthcare workforce. According to U.S. News and World Report, the nursing profession ranks #6 in U.S. News Best Jobs for 2014 report. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook, for the 2010-2020 decade, the need for RNs will grow 26% faster than overall average growth in other fields.